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How to do a netbios name reverse lookup using samba.

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How to do a netbios name reverse lookup using samba

Use nmblookup

# nmblookup -A 10.0.9.124
Looking up status of 10.0.9.124
        ZWM-SERVER      <00> -         H <ACTIVE>
        ZWM-SERVER      <03> -         H <ACTIVE>
        ZWM-SERVER      <20> -         H <ACTIVE>
        REZID           <1e> - <GROUP> H <ACTIVE>
        REZID           <00> - <GROUP> H <ACTIVE>

        MAC Address = 00-00-00-00-00-00

If you're on debian on don't have the command, install the package named samba-common-bin:

# apt-get install samba-common-bin

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